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Virtual desktop infrastructure and architecture News
March 10, 2017
DaaS has a presence in the market, but adoption hasn't skyrocketed like some expected. Experts pondered the reasons in a roundtable discussion at IDC Directions.
February 20, 2017
City Harvest uses Cisco HyperFlex for its back-end infrastructure to power VDI so the nonprofit can feed 1.4 million people in New York.
July 12, 2016
Applications and data used to all live on Windows desktops, but today's users access many of their resources elsewhere. Workspaces might be the best way for IT to regain central management.
May 27, 2016
Hyper-converged infrastructure can help VDI admins scale their deployments more easily, but many of today's offerings are too expensive.
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VDI, DaaS and RDSH have their places in the enterprise. DaaS, for example, is ideal for organizations with a tight budget. IT admins must know which is best for their companies. Continue Reading
VDI projects can fail easily. See how well you're prepared for VDI with this quiz, which asks about how to track user experience, what makes a successful pilot program and more. Continue Reading
Amazon WorkSpaces offers several virtual desktop infrastructure configurations, enabling businesses to categorize workers into different user types to match their roles and needs. Continue Reading
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When evaluating VDI management and monitoring tools, buyers must look for solid troubleshooting, load testing and capacity planning features to choose the most fitting tool. Continue Reading
Companies stuck contemplating Daas vs. VDI -- or deploying both -- should know all the facts first. Test your knowledge about the two delivery methods with this quiz. Continue Reading
VDI monitoring tools help IT oversee virtual desktops. Deployment size, troubleshooting and capacity planning needs determine how critical dedicated VDI management is. Continue Reading
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The VMware Host Client is faster and more secure than the vSphere Flash-based client, but it has yet to reach maturity. Here are some other tools you can use to manage ESXi hosts. Continue Reading
IT admins must be careful when handling VDI upgrades, because platform vendors and certain endpoint devices don't always play nice together. Continue Reading
Hyper-converged and converged systems are not the only choices for running enterprise workloads. Operating in the public cloud may prove to be a better fit for your organization. Continue Reading
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Users require access to virtual resources on their mobile devices. IT can manage VDI on smartphones and tablets using authentication methods, individual virtual app delivery and more. Continue Reading
If your VDI software doesn't support the latest hardware, or if it won't scale, it might be time to upgrade. Learn about some other signs to keep an eye out for. Continue Reading
Hyper-converged infrastructure makes delivering virtual desktops easier, because all the back-end resources -- including central management software -- run together in one isolated, tightly integrated location. Continue Reading